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AAA Extends Tipsy Tow Service Sheriffs Toy Drive Begins


									Page A-2          December 14 - December 20, 2009                        ✰           Apache Junction - Gold Canyon News              ✰                                 The Hometown Newspaper

AAA Extends ‘Tipsy Tow’ Service                                                                                                     Bruce Maurer Wallace
                                                                                                                                                                               continued his love of Ameri-
Program ends New Year’s Day                                                                                                                                                    can Indian culture and enjoyed
                                 service to those who may cel-                                                                                                                 exploring the area around
   This holiday season, AAA                                        Friday, December 18             vides a one-way ride for the
                                 ebrate at holiday gatherings                                                                                                                  Apache Junction, especially
Arizona is spreading holi-                                         Saturday, December 19           driver, one passenger and
                                 a little too much through the                                                                                                                 an area called Pottery Road.
day cheer to Arizona motor-                                        Thursday, December 24           their vehicle. Services will
                                 New Year.                                                                                                                                     He would take his family
ists who choose not to drink                                       Friday, December 25             not be provided to motorists
                                   Tipsy Tow will be offered                                                                                                                   and grandsons and spend the
and drive. After providing its                                     Thursday, December 31           requesting a tow to another
                                 from 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. on                                                                                                                 day exploring. He enjoyed
“Tipsy Tow” service for four                                       Friday, January 1               drinking establishment, re-
                                 the following dates leading                                                                                                                   watching the changes on “His
consecutive holidays, the auto                                       During periods in which       pair facility or any location
                                 into the New Year:                                                                                                                            Mountain,” the Superstition
club is extending its free tow                                   the service is offered, driv-     other than their home. How-
                                                                                                                                                                               Mountain, through all the sea-
                                                                 ers, potential passengers,        ever, in some cases, a tow to

Sheriff’s Toy
                                                                                                                                                                               sons. He loved archeology and
                                                                 party hosts, bartenders and       a hotel may be allowed if the
                                                                                                                                                                               anthropology and was very
                                                                 restaurant managers can call      motorists is, or plans to be-
                                                                                                                                                                               passionate about caring for the
                                                                 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-            come, a guest.

Drive Begins
                                                                                                                                                                               Earth and not doing damage.
                                                                 222-4357) to request a free         Other services that will not
                                                                                                                                                                               He wanted to preserve the
                                                                 tow home of up to 10 miles.       be provided include: requests
                                                                                                                                                                               Earth for future generations.
                                                                 Callers can simply tell the       for a vehicle start, flat tire
                                                                                                                                      Bruce Maurer Wallace, 58,                He was preceded in death by
                                                                 AAA operator, “I need a Tipsy     change, gas delivery, “taxi”
                                                                                                                                    was born in Van Nuys, Calif.,              his dad, Bill Wallace in 1988
Stars available in Florence lobby                                Tow,” to receive the free tow
                                                                 and ride home. The program
                                                                                                   service and requests to trans-
                                                                                                   port more than two people
                                                                                                                                    on July 6, 1951, and passed                and his mom, Ruth Wallace in
   FLORENCE—The Pinal            toys and is still collecting                                                                       away in Apache Junction,                   2008, and is survived by his
                                                                 is open to everyone. You do       with the vehicle. In addition,
County Sheriff’s Office’s        toys in an effort to brighten                                                                      Ariz., on December 8, 2009.                love Judy Newton; daughters
                                                                 not need to be a AAA mem-         motorists can expect to be
headquarters in Florence is      local children's holiday sea-                                                                      He grew up in Topanga, Can-                Beverly Hileman and Kathryn
                                                                 ber to take advantage of this     charged the standard rate for
decorated with blue garland      son.                                                                                               yon, Calif., where he loved                Caswell; grandsons Airman
                                                                 service.                          trips longer than 10 miles.
and Sheriff’s Stars.                Through December 18,                                                                            to roam the canyon, explor-                James “JR” Robert Hileman,
                                                                    “During this time of year,        AAA Arizona offered the
  Each star corresponds with     the Pinal County Sheriff’s                                                                         ing American Indian sites,                 U.S. Navy, and John Hileman,
                                                                 many people gather to cel-        Tipsy Tow program for the
a child whose family has ex-     Stars can be removed from                                                                          wild animals of the area and               all of Apache Junction; his
                                                                 ebrate the holidays with fam-     Labor Day, Memorial Day,
pressed a need for assistance    the garland and chosen to                                                                          mother nature. His family                  sister Katie Wallace of Tulare,
                                                                 ily and friends,” said AAA        Independence Day and
with toys this year.             be sponsored. Community                                                                            moved to Tulare, Calif., in                Calif., He is also survived by
                                                                 Arizona Public Affairs Direc-     Thanksgiving holidays ear-
   With many families fac-       members and employees can                                                                          1964 where he graduated                    aunts, uncles and cousins who
                                                                 tor Linda Gorman. “We want        lier this year.
ing economic hardships,          take a tag and drop off the                                                                        from high school and then                  will sorely miss him, (includ-
                                                                 to make sure party hosts and         The auto club estimates
times can be tight during        new, unwrapped gift/gifts to                                                                       enlisted in the United States              ing his “babies” Dude, Sara,
                                                                 party goers alike know they       that a first-time DUI convic-
the holidays. The goal of the    the Sheriff’s Office no later                                                                      Air Force. He was a proud                  Dora, Keyboard and Rowdy).
                                                                 can rely on AAA to get them       tion can cost a motorist more
Sheriff’s Office Toy Drive       than December 21.                                                                                  Vietnam Veteran. He moved                  He will be remembered for
                                                                 home safely this holiday sea-     than $10,000 in fines, pen-
is to reach as many Pinal          The Pinal County Sheriff’s                                                                       to Apache Junction in 1983                 his love of life, family, ani-
                                                                 son, thereby making the roads     alties, restitution, ignition
County children and impact       Office Headquarters Build-                                                                         and took care of the rodeo                 mals and his quirky sense of
                                                                 safer for everyone."              interlock installation and
the lives of as many Pinal       ing is located at 971 Jason                                                                        arena for several years. He                humor.
                                                                   The first program of its kind   maintenance, legal fees and
County families as possible.     Lopez Circle in Florence.       in the state, Tipsy Tow pro-      increased insurance costs.
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       Sheriff Paul Babeu, Pinal County Sheriff                   Kathleen Kleeby - 55, of Mesa, guilty of driving on
 Arrests                                                          suspended license. Sentenced to 36 months unsupervised
 December 4 - Nicolas Yorston Moore, 21, of AJ, was ar-
                                                                  probation, $693 fine.                                                                                              NO HOAX!
 rested for burglary 2nd degree.
 December 10 - Blaine Andrew Smith, 21, of Gold Canyon,
                                                                  Holly Taylor - 26, of Queen Creek, guilty of driving on                                                         GUARANTEED
                                                                  suspended license. Sentenced to 12 months unsupervised
 was arrested for criminal damage, disorderly conduct, 2
                                                                  probation, $412 fine.
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                                                                  tion, $300 fine.
                                                                  Gary Esquivel - 38, of Queen Creek, guilty of driving on                              Family Owned Since 1951
                                                                  suspended license. Sentenced to 24 months unsupervised
                                                                  probation, $300 fine.                                                Arizona’s Most Beautiful Cemetery!
  The Apache Junction Police Department                           Jose Torres - 35, of Hermosillo Sonora, MX, guilty of
                                                                  speed. Sentenced to 12 months unsupervised probation,
            Chief of Police, Jerald Monahan                       $420 fine.
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                                                                  orderly conduct/DV. Sentenced to Lifeskills program, 12
 Arrests                                                          months unsupervised probation, $775 fine.                          Crematory on Premises • Veterans Discount
 December 2 - Eric Grubbs, 18, of the 1300 block W. 18th                                                                                      Call for an appointment & free gift
                                                                  Michael Mosteller - 33, of Nephi, UT, guilty of disorderly
 Avenue, was arrested for liquor law violations.
 December 2 - Bill Schooler, 53, of the 1500 block E. Scenic
 Street, was arrested for simple assault.
 December 2 - Joseph Haro, 39, of the 600 block W. 16th
                                                                  conduct/DV. Sentenced to Lifeskills program, 12 months
                                                                  unsupervised probation, $775 fine.
                                                                  James Potter - 63, of Gold Canyon, guilty of disorderly
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 December 2 - Maurice Friedman, 58, no address provided,
                                                                  conduct/DV. Sentenced to domestic violence counseling, 60
                                                                  days jail, 12 months unsupervised probation, $1150 fine.
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 was arrested on a warrant from another agency.
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 December 2 - Dusty Aquino, 36, of the 500 block S. Corn-
                                                                  seling, batterer’s intervention, 180 days jail, 24 months
 wall Drive, was arrested on drug equipment violation.                                                                                 What Do I Do?                    7900 E Main St., Mesa
                                                                  unsupervised probation, $775 fine.
 December 2 - Kimberly St. Armour, 34, of the 200 block S.
                                                                  Joel Squires - 26, of Queen Creek, guilty of disorderly            Call Mountain View!               480-832-2850
 56th Street, was arrested for drug/narcotic violations.
                                                                  conduct/DV. Sentenced to domestic violence counseling,
 December 3 - Ian Jalbert, 38, of the 1100 block W. 22nd
                                                                  batterer’s intervention, 180 days jail, 24 months unsuper-
 Avenue, was arrested for drug/narcotic violations.
                                                                  vised probation, $775 fine.
 December 3 - Crystal Nichols, 32, of the 300 block S. Oco-
 tillo Drive, was arrested for trespass of real property.

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 December 4 - Denise Beck, 47, of the 100 block S. Meridian
 Drive, was arrested on a warrant from another agency.
 December 4 - Ricky Ott, 52, of the 2100 block N. Main                                                                                                                             H1N1 Flu
 Drive, was arrested on a warrant from another agency.                                                                                                                               Shot
 December 5 - Michael Burrell, 24, of the 7900 block E.                                                                             Door to Door time is 39 Minutes                  While supplies last
 Autumn Sage Trail, was arrested for destructive/damage/             Apache Junction City Magistrate Court
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 December 5 - Joseph Newman, 38, of the 1800 block N.
 Edgewater Circle, was arrested for traffic violations.           December 8 - Billy Perdue, 44, of AJ, guilty of criminal
 December 5 - Nessia Fontain, 25, of the unit block Bluff         damage. Sentenced to Lifeskills anger management pro-
 Point Circle, was arrested for traffic violations.               gram, $210 fine.
 December 5 - Gary Bergman, 63, of the 200 block Foothill         December 8 - Mindy Martinez, 22, of Scottsdale, guilty
 Street, was arrested on a warrant from another agency.           of false reporting to law enforcement agency. Sentenced
 December 5 - Denise Beck, 47, of the 100 block W. Merid-         to $400 fine.                                                             (480) 982-3691 • Fax (480) 982-3692
 ian Drive, was arrested for simple assault.                      December 8 - Joseph Nunez, 32, of Mesa, guilty of criminal        6820 S. Kings Ranch Rd., Suite 130 • Gold Canyon
 December 5 - Laura Laughlin, 48, of the 100 block N. 74th        trespass. Sentenced to $210 fine.                                 Hrs: 8am-6pm 7 days        
 Street, was arrested for simple assault.                         December 8 - Tanya Loftis, 36, of AJ, guilty of dog viola-
 December 6 - Kyle Cool, 27, of the 1400 block E. Kenwood         tions. Sentenced to 15 hours community restitution, $510
 Street, was arrested for disorderly conduct.
 December 6 - Robert Helms, 40, no address provided, was
 arrested for simple assault.
                                                                  fine, fine can be reduced to $109 if no further dog violations
                                                                  for 6 months.
                                                                  December 8 - Howard Taylor, 56, of Mesa, guilty of failure
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 December 7 - Cody Peppers, 18, of the 1600 block N.              to notify owner of striking unattended vehicle. Sentenced                                                                               8:30-12:30
 Ironwood Drive, was arrested for burglary.                       to $210 fine.
                                                                  December 8 - Destiny Nieves, 27, of AJ, guilty of failure
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 December 8 - Jefferey Wright, 18, of the 1500 block S.
 Cedar Drive, was arrested for disorderly conduct.
 December 8 - Beth Ann Wright, 39, of the 1500 block S.
 Cedar Drive, was arrested for disorderly conduct.
                                                                  to comply with police officer. Sentenced to 20 hours com-
                                                                  munity restitution.
                                                                  December 8 - Migdalia Camacho, 37, of AJ, guilty of
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 Incidents                                                        driving on suspended license, no insurance, license plate          Join us for food, cocktails & Entertainment!
 December 2 - Aggravated assault in the 600 block N.              violation. Sentenced to $1042 fine.
 Tomahawk Road. Theft in the 1700 block E. 12th Avenue.           December 9 - Dale Florian, 47, of Mesa, guilty of possession         Make dinner reservations NOW!
 Aggravated assault in the 600 block W. 16th Avenue. Theft        of drug paraphernalia. Sentenced to 4 days jail.                        Wednesday                   Thursday       Friday
 in the 1200 block W. Apache Trail.                               December 9 - Richard King, 53, of Tempe, guilty of inter-
                                                                  fering with judicial proceedings. Sentenced to 36 months
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 December 3 - Theft in the 1500 block E. Broadway Av-                                                                                                                           3:30-6:30pm
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 December 4 - Criminal damage in E. Superstition Blvd.                                                                                                                                       Bustin Loose
 area. Assault in the 1700 block S. Lawson Drive.                 December 9 - Douglas Geil, 48, of AJ, guilty of DUI with                       Saturday -                                   6:30-9pm
 December 5 - Burglary 3rd degree in the 100 block N. Sa-         BAC .08 or more. Sentenced to 30 days jail, 22 days post-               Karaoke w/City Bob 8pm                           Classic Country & Rock
 guaro Drive. Aggravated assault in the 600 block E. Kachina      poned, alcohol/drug screening, MADD, $125 attorney fee,                 Every Wednesday & Friday
 Avenue. Criminal damage in the Old West Highway/                 $467 jail fee, $500 prison construction fund, $500 state fund/
                                                                  public safety equipment fund.
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 Tomahawk Road area. Assault in the 100 block N. Meridian
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 December 7 - Theft in the 900 block N. San Marcos Drive.                                                                           Mon-Sat 6:30am-Late•Sun 6:30am-8pm
 Theft in the 2500 block S. Ironwood Drive. Burglary 3rd
 degree in the 1600 block N. Ironwood Drive. Burglary 2nd
 degree in the 500 block E. 10th Avenue.                                                                                                                Recycle your old newspapers
 December 8 - Theft in the unit block E. 29th Avenue. Moles-                                                                                         at the News • 115 N. Apache Trail
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